Germany 🇩🇪

Capital City of Germany:
Berlin

Population:
83 Millions (2018)

Official language:
German

Currency:
EUR = Euro

Best time to visit Germany

May to August for best weather, beer gardens and great hikes;  September and October for fewer crowds and awesome colors.

Top things to see

  • The hype Berlin that is for us also the best live museum city in the world!
  • Munich with its unique charming Bavarian and Alpine flair and top quality beer and food.
  • To experience Northern Germany visit the two Hanseatic cities Hamburg and Lübeck.
  • Cologne, with its cathedral, the oldest in the world, will enchant you.
  • For a good glimpse of Eastern Germany Dresden is the town to visit.
  • The Holocaust sites, such as Dachau and Buchenwald are to be seen as a respectful memorial for all the victims and  a reminder of human horror.
  • Among the hundreds of beautiful castles we recommend a visit of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

Top things to do

  • Get lost in perfect little small towns, such as Bamberg or Weimar.
  • Cruise the Rhine River and take millions of picures of the gorgeous sites.
  • Drink purity law beers in a picturesque beer garden or hall in Bavaria.
  • Hike the Alpine meadows. Use the telecabins up the mountains to save time and energy.
  • Drive Germany´s most popular scenic byway, the Romantic Road.

Traditional German Food

  • A full German Frühstück is a must to try in the morning.
  • Coffee and cakes in the afternoon is a wonderful tradition to take time to relax during your day.
  • Try the different recipes of potato salad and sauerkraut.
  • Choose among the hundreds of types of sausages like the “Currywurst”
  • Find your favorite type of beer and eat a giant “Brezel” with it.

Most popular Festivals in Germany

  • Octoberfest in Munich – starting last week of September.
  • Christmas markets in December – the market in Nuremberg is one of the most famous and popular in Germany.

What is Germany famous for?

  • Cuckoo clocks
  • Autobahn (no speed limits)
  • Octoberfest in Munich (beer, dirndls, lederhosen and music)
  • the remaining pieces of the Berlin Wall
  • Premium cars like Porsche, Audi, BMW and Mercedes

Useful words and expressions

“Willkommen” 

EnglishGerman
HelloHallo
GoodbyeAuf Wiedersehen
Thank youDankeschön
PleaseBitte
How much is it?Wieviel kostet es?

 

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Official website of Tourism in Germany

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